Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Company Details:
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Phone: 202.493.6024
http://www.fra.dot.gov/

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) was created by the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 (49 U.S.C. 103, Section 3(e)(1)). The purpose of FRA is to: promulgate and enforce rail safety regulations; administer railroad assistance programs; conduct research and development in support of improved railroad safety and national rail transportation policy; provide for the rehabilitation of Northeast Corridor rail passenger service; and consolidate government support of rail transportation activities. Today, the FRA is one of ten agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation concerned with intermodal transportation. It operates through seven divisions under the offices of the Administrator and Deputy Administrator.

Federal Railroad Administration Releases Results of Metro North Safety Review

From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
March 14, 2014

DC: Federal Railroad Administration Issues Final Rule to Improve Rail Inspections

January 27, 2014
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

DC: FRA Launches Operation Deep Dive: Inspectors to Conduct 60-Day Comprehensive Safety Assessment of Metro-North

December 12, 2013
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

VT: U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $8.9 Million TIGER 2013 Grant to Vermont for Western Corridor Rail Rehabilitation

From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
September 5, 2013

NY: Foxx Announces TIGER Grant Obligation for Station in Rochester

August 8, 2013
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Grade Separation Projects Breaking Ground in North Carolina to Improve Railroad and Roadway Safety and Efficiency

July 2, 2013
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

WA: Federal Railroad Administrator Celebrates Groundbreaking at Tukwila Station, Tours Mudslide Sites on Pacific Northwest Corridor

June 24, 2013
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Railroad Administration Launches New Smartphone App to Raise Awareness of Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
June 18, 2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $30.2 Million to Continue Hurricane Sandy Recovery along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
May 3, 2013

FRA Announces $2.2 Million Grant for Central Florida Rail Upgrade

April 26, 2013
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

WA: Associate Federal Railroad Administrator Thompson Participates in Ribbon Cutting for Revitalized King Street Station

April 24, 2013
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Mark Patterson

Mike Murray

Warren Flatau

Mike England

FRA Issues Record of Decision for the Chicago to St. Louis HSR Corridor

December 18, 2012
From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Collaborative Effort to End Workplace Electronic Device Distraction within Railroad Industry

From Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
November 19, 2012
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Kevin Thompson

 

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